September 11 marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks in 2001, the day Americans watched in horror as a sunny Tuesday morning was violently disrupted by coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a fourth hijacked plane that crashed near Shanksville, Penn.
The following are quotes from my wife, who is pregnant for the first time. The quotes are not labeled by week, but they do run in chronological order from just days after we found out she was pregnant to present day at 27 weeks along.
For the second straight year, there will be no competition in the 2016 Sun City board of directors election.
At every regular Sun City board of directors meeting, President Dennis O’Leary delivers a verbal report. They are presented in a variety of ways. Sometimes, he lists current maintenance projects, or promotes upcoming entertainment events. Sometimes, he discusses current management issues and challenges. At the June 15 board meeting, he did something a bit different.
Although summer is two thirds completed, the unusually warm temperatures are continuing to beckon many of us to romp in the “great outdoors” where tennis/pickelball/bocce courts, golf courses, and, of course, swimming pools (with their higher rate of reflected UV radiation) continue to await us.
Shortly after Sun City opened in 1999, the association established a policy that allowed guests of residents (mostly grandchildren) to swim in the Prairie Lodge pools at designated times and days. A similar policy was established at the two community fitness centers. Guests must be sponsored and accompanied by a resident at all times – in the pools and fitness areas.
A Huntley resident stated that he received a phone call from a person claiming he was with the IRS. The resident stated the caller wanted him to pay $2,985 using iTunes cards, by sending six different iTunes cards of $500 denominations. The Huntley resident hung up on the caller prior to obtaining an address of where the cards were to be mailed.
As we all know, Tibet has mountains and most of the country is at a much, much higher altitude than Chicago. Where smog might have been an issue in China, just getting oxygen may be an issue in Tibet. While it won’t be on your schedule, you may feel like you are climbing Everest itself.
- Hang Your Hat: August 11, 2016
- Captain Fantastic is, well, fantastic
- Finding the right footing just a step ahead of disaster
- Ask the Woodchucks: August 11, 2016
- Check These Out: August 11, 2016
- Everything you wanted to know about hydrangeas (continued!)
- HI-YO (shi) – SUSHI
- Ask an Angel: August 11, 2016
- Resident Reporter: August 11, 2016
- Centegra Hospital Huntley prepares to open its doors
- Everything in Pokémoderation
- National Night Out
- On becoming ticked at a tick! Lesson to be learned
- Huntley Police Department response to recent police tragedies
- Too much to check out in a slow, sad checkout line
- Hang Your Hat: July 28, 2016
- Star Trek Beyond – at last a sequel that works
- OLD’S COOL to jumpstart free summer concert series again
- Open to the “Public”
- Ask an Angel: July 28, 2016
- Does Your Garage Door Always Close?
- Everything you wanted to know about hydrangeas (but were too afraid to ask!)